Helping Bulls Thrive in China Shops
There are a lot of terms that could define entrepreneurship: Risky, busy, confusing, overwhelming, fun, inspiring, and on and on.
Starting and growing your own business is one of the most challenging adventures a person can go on. But there’s another word used a lot to describe owning a business and that’s lonely.
So many entrepreneurs describe moments of isolation. Maybe it’s physical...
Gather Shoppe Brings Artists Together
Our guest today is a hero in the Bloomington, Indiana community of artists.
Armored with her hand crafted leather notebooks, she started by venturing out and attempting to make a living as an artist. As so many heroes do, she experienced perils, hardship, and moments of doubt. Then she realized that she should band together a collaborative community of artists. Ultimately, she started a...
Armin Vit & Bryony Gomez-Palacio are Under Consideration
Today’s guests are world renowned in the field of Graphic Design.
They’ve worked for some of the biggest design agencies, advised some of the best companies, studied under legends in their field, spoken in front of huge audiences, and built a following of other graphic designers. They themselves have now become a powerhouse couple in their field. Armin Vit & Bryony Gomez-Palacio,...
4 Reasons Your Insurance Price Went Up
–‘Why did my insurance premium go up?’ This is a question that we address almost every day. No matter what kind of policy you’re dealing with– auto, homeowners,etc– the last thing you want to see on your insurance renewal form is a premium that’s been increased for no apparent reason.
That’s exactly what we’re here to clear up. Today, we’re going to discuss the...
Writer & Director Paul Shoulberg
There are jobs you simply do, that’s what most of us have, and there are creative passions that turn out to make you a few bucks, which very few are lucky enough to succeed at.
One way to gauge the difference is the perception of children. If, as a child you heard of an occupation and immediately felt you would rather eat raw spinach with no ranch dressing while sitting in the adult church...
The Uptown Cafe – Michael Cassady’s 40 Year Painting
There are some businesses that are integral in the fabric and story of a community.
Think about the town you live in. If someone asks, “What are some things I HAVE to do when I visit?” you immediately think of them. Maybe the dive bar in that back alley, an ice cream shop that has handmade old-fashioned vanilla but you have to specifically ask for it, a barber shop...
23 – Secretly Canadian
Many of our favorite businesses were built out of someone loving something and then figuring out how to make it better.
Yvon Chouinard created Patagonia because he loved rock climbing, hiking, and being outdoors. Everything else stemmed from that. Ben & Jerry loved ice cream, Jake Carpenter of Burton snowboards just wanted to find the perfect ride. There are lots of reasons...
Rock Paper Scissors: Telling Your Brand Story to The World
Us humans, we have all these labels for people, right.
Some are mean like calling someone a nerd or a moron. Some are self-applied like goth or grunge. Some clearly state a specific spiritual philosophy like Christian or Pagan. Some are about ancestry, others skin color, still others define the generation you were born. We use these words as a way to categorize traits or behaviors and all...